IML Must-Read: You Are Not Alone: Encouragement for the Heart of a Military Spouse

When you marry a military member, your life is suddenly no longer your own. You not only marry the one you love, but also a whole new way of life—one filled with separations, moves, deployments, and other challenges. How to cope with this ever-changing life? Jen McDonald is right there with you. . Read More

IML Must-Read: The Military Child Chronicles – Mission: Mistletoe

“A young boy, Atticus, experiences his first Christmas away from his grandparents in a new location. The story creatively depicts the challenges and complex emotions that military children may face during the holiday season and offers adaptive solutions to an adverse climate. Mission: Mistletoe also provides family activities to help build excitement and comradery in a military community. Come join Atticus as regains his holiday spirit and saves Christmas!” Read More

Finding Joy Where You are Stationed

If where we are stationed isn’t where we want to be and the appealing things are hard to find, how do we find those sparks of joy that leave us feeling content and happy with our current home? Read More

Grace of a Military Child Podcast

Grace of a Military Child Podcast was created by Gracie Burgess. Gracie was an army brat since the day she was born. Her dad joined the military right out of high school. During his service, he was wounded in Afghanistan by an IED in November of 2011. That incident changed the path of Gracie and […]

IML Must-Read: Adventures with a Military Kid, with Author Amy Schweizer

Interview By: Christina Etchberger Join us as military spouse and author, Amy Schweizer, reads about the adventures of a military child named Roman, while his Daddy is deployed! Soccer, his stuffed lion sidekick Trooper, and his friend Mason, will all be there as you listen to this amazing story. The Read Aloud The Story Amy […]

IML Must-Read (Read Aloud): Bloom, with Children’s Author Kelly Campbell

Bloom: Written By Kelly Campbell, Illustrated By Taylor Barron Kelly Campbell is a military spouse and mama who has recently added children’s author to the various hats that she wears! https://youtu.be/KY1GfbMziF0 Her first children’s book titled, Bloom, follows a dandelion seed(named Bloom) on a grand adventure where she calls upon the wisdom from her father […]

It’s a Military Life: Be the Lead in Your Own Story, Origin of IML

Our Family Portrait @amandacreatesart: @amandacreatesart Written By: Christina Etchberger, Lifestyle Blogger and Founder of It’s a Military Life   Be the lead in your own story, while guiding others to also find themselves. Christina Etchberger, Founder of It’s a Military Life My name is Christina – Army wife, boy mom x 2, former full-time educator […]

Spotlight: Ashley Weinert and Counting Our Heroes Home

Written By: Ashley Weinert @countingourheroeshome … a business that sends families all the tools that they need to be successful during deployment, spend quality time as a family and strengthen the bond between the child(ren) and their deployed parent. Ashley Weinert and Counting Our Heroes Home My name is Ashley Weinert, I’m an Army wife […]